Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United to pay integrat sum of around £20m to the Premier League over joining disaffiliated Super League in April. Big six will suffer massive fines and a 30 point deduction if they attempt to join similar projects or plan in future, Sky Sports reported on Wednesday.
Sky News has learnt that the figure – which equates to an average of around £3.5m per club – will be announced by English football's top flight on Wednesday afternoon.
— Sky Sports (@SkySports) June 9, 2021
UEFA earlier had imposed a collective fine of €15m to be payed by the English clubs and AC Milan, Inter Milan, Atletico Madrid who had agreed to withdraw later during the 48-hour period of formation of the European Super League. The announced package of reintegration measures to be invested in children’s youth and grassroots football.
The government is expected to agree with the move to punish the six english clubs. It is not yet clear if the financial penalties that is imposed on them will be allotted among the other 14 top-fight clubs.
Statement from the PL on the 6 clubs who agreed to join the Super League.
All 6 have agreed to pay £22m between them which will "go towards the good of the game" and have agreed to rule changes that would lead to a 30pt deduction should they do something similar in the future. pic.twitter.com/Ss34p2In6N
— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) June 9, 2021
Started with the big six, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Atletico Madrid a day later had withdrawn from ESL officially after getting backlash from the football fraternity and threats from the UEFA president of getting banned from domestic and international competitions.
The six involved club in the breakaway proposal once again agreed today about their action said it was a mistake and confirmed their commitment towards Premier League.
The six clubs involved in proposals to form a European Super League have today acknowledged once again that their actions were a mistake, and have reconfirmed their commitment to the Premier League and the future of the English game#PL and @FA statement: https://t.co/8b8ZdFIy49 pic.twitter.com/lLqbu6qHT1
— Premier League Communications (@PLComms) June 9, 2021
Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid are yet to withdraw from the breakaway project whose main proponent has been Florentino Perez, the president of the Los Blancos. The case is ongoing in the highest court of European Union filed by the officials of Super League.
Meanwhile, club Liverpool has officially agreed on Twitter to 30 point deduction if they join the project in future.
NEW: Liverpool agree to 30-point deduction if they enter Super League in future https://t.co/3meu4T3dvt
— This Is Anfield (@thisisanfield) June 9, 2021